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Capt William Shippin

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Capt William Shippin

Birth
Death
3 Jan 1777 (aged 26–27)
Burial
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
9542736 View Source

Revoluntionary War Continental Marine Officer. He served as a Captain in the Continental Marines during the Revolutionary War. In 1776 he was the captain of the privateer "Hancock". During the Winter Campaign of 1776-1777, he was detached from his ship and served with George Washington's army operating in New Jersey. He was killed in action at the Battle of Princeton.

Revoluntionary War Continental Marine Officer. He served as a Captain in the Continental Marines during the Revolutionary War. In 1776 he was the captain of the privateer "Hancock". During the Winter Campaign of 1776-1777, he was detached from his ship and served with George Washington's army operating in New Jersey. He was killed in action at the Battle of Princeton.


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  • Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 2 Oct 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9542736
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9542736/william-shippin: accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Shippin (1750–3 Jan 1777), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9542736, citing Saint Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by RPD2 (contributor 309).